Thrower Ben Ingvaldson (Lord Tweedsmuir) at the BC High School Track & Field Championships at McLeod Park in Langley on June 6.

A sweep in shotput, sisters race to podium

Cloverdale athletes turn on the talent at B.C. high school track and field championships.

Cloverdale’s Ben Ingvaldson led a sweep of the medals by local athletes in the men’s shotput at the B.C. Track and Field championships last weekend in Langley.

The Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary student won the gold medal with a best throw of 15.55m. Chitraj Dosanjh of Delview Secondary was second at 14.72, with Brent Reston of Surrey Christian high school taking the bronze at 13.32m.

Ingvaldson won his second medal, a silver, in the men’s hammer throw at 51.13m to place second. He was also sixth in the discus.

Tweedsmuir’s Kenzo Los qualified for a pair of sprint finals, placing sixth in the men’s 100m and fourth in the 200m.

Christina Sevsek of Clayton Heights Secondary won a silver medal in the junior women’s 1,500m race Friday afternoon, with twin sister Julie crossing the line in fourth place.

[Ben Ingvaldson, left – Boaz Joseph photo]

In the 3,000m event Saturday, Christina added a second silver medal, with Julie earning a bronze.

Amanda Moore of Lord Tweedsmuir just missed a medal in the junior women’s 100m sprint, placing fourth, just two one-hundredths of a second shy of a bronze medal. She was also fourth in the 200m race.

Tweedsmuir’s 4×400 junior girls relay team qualified for the final, placing sixth.

– Black Press

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